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August 04, 2014

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2014
   
08/03 The Qian Lab annual summer picnic party was held at Fillmore Glen State Park. see Gallery)
08/01 Welcome on board! Saisai Wei joined our lab a postdoc research associate. (see People)
06/01 Basem Oraby from Cornell Medical Schol at Qatar joined our lab as part of the SSRP summer research program.
05/29 Congratulations! Mridu has received a prestigious AHA postdoc fellowship.
05/28 Congratulations! Shu-Bing has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure by Cornell Board of Trustees.
05/27 Welcome onboard! Rachel Schmidt joined our lab as a BBS graduate student. (see People)
05/24 Botao attended 2014 Cornell PhD hooding Ceremony. (see Gallery)
05/13 Shu-Bing was invited to attend the EMBO meeting: Genetic Recoding at Killarney, Ireland.
04/30 Shu-Bing and Botao attended the Cold Spring Harbor Meeting: Stress Proteins and Diseases.
04/29 Shu-Bing was invited to give a seminar at Department of Cell Biology, Yale University.
04/25 Congratulations! Yan and Xiangwri's research paper has been accepted for publication in Cell Research. (see Publications)
04/15 Shu-Bing Qian and Samie Jaffrey received a seed grant for collaborations between Cornell Ithaca and Weill Medical College.
03/28 The Qian lab held a farewell party forJuliana Magdalon after one year of visiting graduate study.
03/07 Congratulations! Botao has passed his B-exam of GGD field.
03/05 Shu-Bing Qian received a DOD Idea Award, which comes with a grant of $425K for three years.
02/28 A NIH R21 co-applied by John Parker and Shu-Bing Qian has been funded by NIAID.
01/07 Welcome! Vandana Raghavan joined our lab as a rotation graduate student. Vandana is a first year BMCB graduate student.
   
 
2013 [+]
   
12/14 The Qian lab annual Christmas party was held at Statler. (see Gallery)
11/18 Qian lab hosted DNS seminar speaker Michael Sherman from Boston University.
11/01 Qian lab hosted MBG seminar speaker Christopher Nicchitta from Duke University.
10/16 Congratulations! Ji's research paper has been accepted for publication in Nucleic Acids Research. (see Publications)
08/30 Welcome! Ariel Ganz joined our lab as a rotation graduate student. Ariel is a first year NS graduate student.
08/28 Welcome! Rachel Schmidt joined our lab as a rotation graduate student. Rachel is a first year BBS graduate student.
08/24 The Qian lab annual summer picnic party was held at Robert Treman State Park. (see Gallery)
06/04 Mohammed Sheriff joined our lab for summer lab research. From Cornell Medical School at Qatar, Mohammed is selected for the pretigious SSRP program.
06/03 Congratulations! Crystal passed her B-exam. (see Gallery for Dr. Conn celebration party)
05/25 Crystal attended Cornell Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony.
05/02 Congratulations! Botao has been chosen for 2013 Hsien Wu and Daisy Yen Wu Scholarship / The Liu Memorial Award.
03/29 Welcome on board! Juliana Magdalon joined our lab as a visiting Graduate student. Juliana is a PhD student in the University of San Paulo, Brazil.
03/27 Welcome on board! Jun Zhou joined our lab as a postdoc research associate. Jun received her PhD degree from Fudan University in China.
03/25 Qian lab hosted DNS seminar speaker Tao Pan from the University of Chicago.
03/25 Welcome! Benjamin Fair started his rotation in our lab. Ben is a first year BMCB graduate student.
03/14 Congratulations! Crystal's research paper has been accepted for publication in Science Signaling. (see Publications)
02/13 Congratulations! Shu-Bing has been chosen as the recipient of the 2013 Peter J. Reeds Young Investigator Award from the American Association for Nutrition (ASN).
02/08 Congratulations! Botao's research paper has been featured on the cover of Mol Cell. (see Publications) (Chronicle News)
02/01 Welcome on board! Ji Wan joined our lab as a postdoc research associate. Graduated from the University of Iowa, Ji is a computational biologist.
01/24 Rada Omanovic started her new role in our lab as a joint lab technician.
01/10 Congratulations! Alex passed his A-exam for his graduate study.
01/08 Welcome! Paul Ross started his rotation in our lab. Paul is a first year GGD graduate student.
   
   
2012 [+]
   
12/09 The Qian lab had the Fourth Christmas party at Statler Hotel (see party pics at Gallery).
12/02 Shu-Bing received a Honorary Member of Golden Key International Honor Society.
11/30 Congratulations! Botao's research paper has been accepted in Mol Cell. (see Publications)
11/20 Congratulations! Botao has been selected to be a recipient of the 2012 Genomics Scholar’s Award from CVG. 
10/15 Peter Sullivan started his rotation in our lab. Pete is a first year BMCB graduate student.
10/01 Thomas Dever from NIH visited Cornell and gave a DNS seminar entitled "Molecular Genetic Analysis of Cellular Protein Synthesis: from Structure-Function to Disease".
10/01 Blake Barr joined our lab as an undergraduate research assistant. Blake is a freshman majoring HBHS.
09/04 Shu-Bing and Xiangwei attended the Cold Spring Harbor meeeting: Translational Control.
Shu-Bing
gave a talk entitled "Deciphering translational re-programming using high resolution ribosome profiling".
07/24 Congratulations to Charlie and Botao! Their research paper has been accepted in PNAS. (see Publications) (Chronicle News)
07/21 The Qian Lab fourth annual summer picnic party was held at Watkins Glen State Park. (see party pics at Gallery).
06/20 Congratulations to Yan! Her research paper has been published in PNAS. (see Publications) (Chronicle News)
06/04 Khalid Al-Dasuqi joined our lab for summer lab research. From Cornell Medical School at Qatar, Khalid is selected for the pretigious SSRP program.
05/30 Elizabeth Ferrie joine our lab for summer lab research. Elizabeth ia a sophomore with a Biology major at School of Arts and Sciences.
05/30 Hyunsoo Lim joined our lab for summer lab research. Hyunsoo is a sophomore at School of Arts and Sciences.
05/17 The Qian lab had a farewell party for Vincent, Haerin, Ivor, and Esther. They are about to graduate next week! Congratulations!
05/08 Shu-Bing gave a VERGE Seminar talk entitled "Translational control in gene expression: from nutrients to ribosome".
05/08 Haerin gave her honors thesis presentation entitled "Functional analysis of ribosomal proteins using systemic RNA interference in mammalian cells".
05/01 Shu-Bing, Yan, Crystal, and Botao attended the Cold Spring Harbor meeeting: Molecular Chaperones & Stress Responses.
04/25 Shu-Bing visited George Washington University and gave a Biophysics seminar entitled "Nutrient signaling in protein homeostasis".
03/29 The Qian lab has a farewell party for Charlie. He is going to Harvard for his new endeavor.
03/12 Robert Fragoza started his rotation in our lab. Robert is a first year BMCB graduate student.
02/06 Alex David from NIH visited our lab and gave a talk in lab meeting. He stayed for a whole week learning ribosome profiling.
01/01 Welcome, Xiangwei Gao will join our lab as postdoc research associates.(see People).
Xiangwei received his PhD from Zhejiang University and had several years of postdoc experience there.
   
2011 [+]
   
12/15 The Qian lab had the Third Christmas party at Statler Hotel (see party pics at Gallery).
12/03 Shu-Bing attended ASCB Annual Meeting in Denver and gave an oral presentation.
11/23 Botao's review paper was published in Adv Nutrition. (see Publications)
It was highlighted on the cover.
10/30 Ben Shen from Scripps Research Institute at Florida visited Cornell and gave a DNS seminar entitled "Natural products drug discovery: challenges and opportunities".
10/12 Shu-Bing visited the Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in Shanghai.
09/26 Shu-Bing attended the Cold Spring Harbor Asia Meeting (Protein Homeostasis in health and diseases) in Suzhou and was selected to give an oral presentation.
09/22 Shu-Bing visited the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and gave a seminar entitled "Linking nutrient signaling and protein homeostasis in growth and aging".
08/06 The Qian Lab third annual summer picnic party was held at Taughannock Falls Park. (see party pics at Gallery).
07/27 Congratulations! Botao passed his A-exam in G&D field.
07/16 Shu-Bing attended the GRC meeting (Stress proteins in growth, development & disease) and was selected to give an oral presentation.
07/14 Congratulations! Ben's research paper was published in Mol Biol Cell. (see Publications)
07/03 Welcome! Alex Coots decided to join our lab as the first NS graduate student.
06/12 Shu-Bing attended the FASEB Summer Research Conference (Protein aggregation) and was selected to give an oral presentation.
01/24 Ivor (Xiaoxing) Shen joined our lab as an undergraduate research assistant.
As an exchange student from Jiaotong University in Shanghai, Ivor is interested in molecular nutrition.
01/07 Welcome, both Soonhyun Lee and Soonchoel Lee will join our lab as postdoc research associates.(see People).
Soonhyun received her PhD from Boston University, while Soonchoel from Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).
   
2010 [+]
   
12/22 Congratulations! Jane and Crystal's research paper was accepted in J Biol Chem. (see Publications)
The paper will be highlighted in the journal of Cell Cycle.
12/12 The Qian lab had the Second Christmas party at Statler Hotel (see party pics at Gallery).
Welcome, new friends!
11/10 Congratulations! Shu-Bing was selected by DOD for Exploration-Hypothesis Development Award. (see Chronicle News )
This Award is a two-year $100,000 grant for tuberous sclerosis complex research.
10/01 Shu-Bing visited Jonathon Yewdell's lab and gave a presentation entitled: "Genome-wide analysis of ribosome dynamics and mRNA translation".
09/30 Shu-Bing attended 6th Annual NIH Director's Pioneer Award Symposium.
The Symposium was held at North Bethesda Marriott Hotel.
09/02 Welcome, R. Alex Coots joined our lab as rotation graduate student (Nutrition).
Graduated from SUNY Geneseo with a Biochemistry major, Alex is interested in nutrient signaling.
07/24 The Qian Lab seocnd annual picnic party was held at Stewart Park. (see party pics at Gallery).
We had a good time with BBQ at the bank of Cayuga Lake.
07/13 Crystal passed her A-exam. Congratulations!
07/12 Botao Liu joined our lab as a G&D graduate student. (see People).
Graduated from Zhejiang University, Botao will study nutrient signaling and mRNA translation.
07/06 Shu-Bing and Ben's research paper was accepted in J Biol Chem. (see Publications)
The paper has been selected as the "paper of the week", with top 1% significance.
06/07 Welcome, Josephine Lee joined our lab as a summer research etudent.
Josephine is a CALS junior majoring in Nutrition.
05/20 Congratulations! Ben's daughter Stella was born.
She weighted 7 lbs 10 oz .
05/09 Congratulations! Jane's daughter Iris was born in the early morning.
This is Jane's first baby
05/04 Crystal and Shu-Bing attended Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meeting: Molecular Chaperones and Stress Response.
Both Crystal and Shu-Bing gave their poster presentation.
04/29 The Qian lab had a baby shower party for Jane Sun and Ben Zhang.
We are expecting the second generation of our lab members from Jane's family and Ben's family..
04/05 Cassandra (Vic) Innocent decided to join the lab as a G&D graduate student.
Graduated from City College of New York, Vic is interested in exploring life science using genetic approach.
03/30 Shu-Bing gave a Biomedical Sciences departmental seminar entitled "Chaperone Stress in Growth and Aging".
This talk was held at Veterinary Research Tower.
03/08 Elliot Kahen joined the lab as our first BMCB rotation graduate student
Graduated from University of Florida, Elliot is interested in protein biocemistry.
03/05 Shu-Bing gave a MBG departmental seminar entitled "Lost in Translation:  a Tale of Protein Birth and Protein Death".
This talk serves as a BMCB field application seminar.
01/27 Hae Jin Kang joined our lab as an undergraduate researcher.
A Hunter Rawlings III College Presidential Research Scholar in 2009, Hae Jin is interested in protein biochemistry..
01/21 Donghao Li joined the lab as a G&D rotation graduate student
Graduated from Beijing University, Donghao is interested in mouse genetics.
01/04 Botao Liu joined the lab as a G&D rotation graduate student
Graduated from Zhejiang University, Botao is interested in aging study.
   
2009 [+]
   
12/18 The Qian lab had the first Christmas party at Statler Hotel (see party pics at Gallery).
The party also served as a welcome party for upcoming new graduate rotation students in the lab.
09/24 Shu-Bing received the prestigious NIH Director's New Innovator Award ! (see Chronicle News and NIH announcement)
This award is a five-year, $1.5 million grant for highly innovative projects that have the potential for unusual high impact.
09/01 Josephine Lee joined our lab as undergraduate researcher.
A CALS junior majoring in Nutrition is interested in doing laboratory research.
08/01 The Qian lab had the first annual picnic party at Dr. Qian's house backyard (see party pics at Gallery).
The party also served as a welcome party for Dr. Yan Han, the new postdoc in the lab.
07/15 Cassandra V. Innocent joined the lab as a G&D rotation graduate student.
Graduated from City College of New York, Vic is interested in exploring life science using genetic approach.
06/28 Ben and Shu-Bing attended Gordon Research Conference: Stress Proteins in Growth, Development & Disease.
Shu-Bing made an oral presentation entitled: chaperone-regulated mTOR signaling links protein quality and quantity control.
06/25 Shu-Bing was selected by Ellison Medical Foundation for 2009 New Scholar Award (see Chronicle News).
President David Skorton sent a mail of congratulation.
06/22 G&D graduate student Crystal Conn decided to join our lab.
Graduated from Pennsylvania State University, Crystal is interested in genetics and development using mammaliam system.
05/10 Shu-Bing received Integrated Research Grant from Nanaobiotechnology Center.
This research project is a collaboration with Chen lab in the Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology.
04/21 Shu-Bing attend the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting: the Ubiquitin Family.
Shu-Bing made an oral presentation entitled: engineering ubiquitin ligase CHIP..
03/13 Vincent Yeung joined our lab as undergraduate researcher.
Majoring in Biological Sciences, Vince is interested in laboratory research.
03/09 Jane (Jun) Sun joined our lab as technician volunteer.
Graduated from Kunming Institute of Zoology as a PhD student, Jane is interested in managing and supporting laboratory.
   
2008 [+]
   
12/21 Shu-Bing visited Shanghai Jiaotong University Medical School and gave a talk entitled: "Molecular chaperones and mTOR signaling".
10/24 Shu-Bing gave a MBG seminar talk as the G&D graduate field application.
The talk was entitled: "Sensing Nutrients to Growth: the Role of Chaperone Network in mTOR Signaling"
10/10 Najah Levers joined our lab as undergraduate researcher.
A member of the Hunter Rawlings III College Presidential Research Scholars, Najah is interested in laboratory research.
08/01 Ben (Xinqian) Zhang joined our lab as a postdoc research fellow..
Ben received his PhD from Shanghai Jiaotong University. He had one year postdoc research exprience at Florida Atlantic University.
07/01 The Qian Lab was born.